Tenzing Norgay

Pluto mountains named after Tenzing Norgay, Edmund Hillary

Pluto mountains named after Tenzing Norgay, Edmund Hillary

 These are the first geological features on the planet to be named following the close flyby by the New Horizons spacecraft in July 2015.

Sep 09, 2017, 19:02 PM IST
PM Modi hosts Rio medallists PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, national sports awardees

PM Modi hosts Rio medallists PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, national sports awardees

India returned with two medals, a silver in women's singles badminton and a bronze in women's wrestling, from the Rio Games.

Aug 28, 2016, 19:00 PM IST

Darjeeling celebrates Tenzing Norgay's 101st birthday

The 101st birthday of Tenzing Norgay, who along with Edmund Hillary reached the summit of the Mount Everest first in the world, was celebrated here on Friday.

May 29, 2015, 20:29 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee remembers Tenzing Norgay on his birthday

West Bengal Chief Minister on Friday remembered Tenzing Norgay, one of the first two persons to set foot on the summit of Mount Everest, on his birthday.

May 29, 2015, 11:19 AM IST
Phil Hughes' bat, jerseys head to Mount Everest

Phil Hughes' bat, jerseys head to Mount Everest

Chhurim Sherpa began her journey for a third ascent to Mount Everest on Sunday but this time some odd items were also part of her climbing gear.

Apr 19, 2015, 13:48 PM IST

Plan to conserve Edmund Hillary's Antarctic hut

A plan to conserve New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist and one of the first persons to climb Mount Everest, Edmund Hillary's hut in Antarctica was announced on Tuesday.

Mar 17, 2015, 15:14 PM IST

A ladder to Mount Everest?

Climbers may soon be able to reach the top of the Mount Everest by merely climbing a ladder.

Mar 18, 2014, 15:18 PM IST

Nepal introduces ID cards for all Everest summiteers

Nepal on Tuesday launched a new system of providing identity cards to all summiteers of Mount Everest.

May 28, 2013, 16:24 PM IST

New documentary marks 60 years since Everest was first scaled

A new documentary has been released marking the 60 years since Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgay conquered Mount Everest.

May 26, 2013, 21:09 PM IST

‘First man on Mt Everest was Hillary, not Tenzing’

The book, by British author Mick Conefrey, is titled `Everest 1953: The Epic Story of the First Ascent` to be released next month.

Sep 16, 2012, 18:00 PM IST

Tenzing and Hillary monuments unveiled on Intl Everest Day

Today is the 58th anniversary of the conquest of Everest,
the highest peak in the world (8848 metre) by Hillary and
Tenzing.

May 29, 2011, 18:31 PM IST